Rio de Janeiro Travel Guide

See where Andrew Zimmern visits in Rio de Janeiro to experience fast food in a favela, tasty beach food and a traditonal feijoada party.


Activities
Feijoada Party
Andrew attends this buffet of cow pig parts. The samba school's head cooks feijoada, the national dish, and Andrew gets a samba lesson.
  • Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro Brazil

Feijoada Party

Andrew attends this buffet of cow pig parts. The samba school's head cooks feijoada, the national dish, and Andrew gets a samba lesson.
Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Favela Fast Food
Leandro Da Silva Simas takes Andrew on a fast food crawl through Rocinha, the largest favela in South America.
  • Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro Brazil

Favela Fast Food

Leandro Da Silva Simas takes Andrew on a fast food crawl through Rocinha, the largest favela in South America.
Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Churasscaria
Andrew checks out a churasscaria, a Brazilian Steak House that serves various cuts of meat.
  • Rua Rodolfo Dantas, 16
  • Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro Brazil

Churasscaria

Andrew checks out a churasscaria, a Brazilian Steak House that serves various cuts of meat.
Rua Rodolfo Dantas, 16 Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Phone: 55-21-2541-5898
Beach Food
Andrew gets a surfing lesson and samples Rio's popular beach foods with local Maria Renata Kalache De Pavia. They sample squid empada, puffy biscuits, mate and more.
  • Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro Brazil

Beach Food

Andrew gets a surfing lesson and samples Rio's popular beach foods with local Maria Renata Kalache De Pavia. They sample squid empada, puffy biscuits, mate and more.
Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Fishing Near Coast of Copacabana Beach
Andrew, Maria, and two local fishermen head out on the water to haul in the catch and take it to Manuel, who turns their finds into a meal.
  • Off the coast of Copacabana Beach, Rio de Janeiro
  • Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro Brazil

Fishing Near Coast of Copacabana Beach

Andrew, Maria, and two local fishermen head out on the water to haul in the catch and take it to Manuel, who turns their finds into a meal.
Off the coast of Copacabana Beach, Rio de Janeiro Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Sao Cristavao Market
Andrew meets up with food writer Paulo Mussoi for a tour through this market.
  • Feira de Sao Cristovao, Rio de Janeiro
  • Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro 20931 Brazil

Sao Cristavao Market

Andrew meets up with food writer Paulo Mussoi for a tour through this market.
Feira de Sao Cristovao, Rio de Janeiro Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Amazon Jungle Food
Andrew comes to Oro Restaurant where Chef Felipe Bronze uses foods found in the jungle to create avant-garde cuisine.
  • Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro Brazil

Amazon Jungle Food

Andrew comes to Oro Restaurant where Chef Felipe Bronze uses foods found in the jungle to create avant-garde cuisine.
Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Restaurants & Bars
Aconchego Carioca
Andrew and Paulo go to this bar known for its tasty cuisine, including feijoada cookies, galina ao molho pardo, white bean cookie with oxtail and more.
  • R. Barão de Iguatemi, 379 - Praca da Bandeira, Rio de Janeiro - RJ, Brazil
  • Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro Brazil

Aconchego Carioca

Andrew and Paulo go to this bar known for its tasty cuisine, including feijoada cookies, galina ao molho pardo, white bean cookie with oxtail and more.
R. Barão de Iguatemi, 379 - Praca da Bandeira, Rio de Janeiro - RJ, Brazil Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Phone: 55 21 2273-1035

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